Each Survivable Branch Appliance deployed needs to have a computer account in Active Directory defined before being placed in operation. The intent of this step is that the technician in a branch site will not have rights to join a server to the Active Directory domain.
Follow these when deploying only a Survivable Branch Appliance:
1. Log on to a computer with the Active Directory Domain Services role administration tools installed.
2. Open Active Directory Users and Computers.
3. Right-click an organizational unit, select New, and select Computer.
4. Enter a Computer Name for the Survivable Branch Appliance. This is just the hostname, not the fully qualified domain name.
5. Under User ...